Question about Makita DC18RA Rapid Battery Charger For LiIon NiMh NiCd Batteries

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DC18RA battery loader is not working anymore.

When power 230VAC is connected the green light is on. When battery is in slot red and green are intermittend blinking.

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Makita chargers are designed to check a battery before charging them. If both the red and green lights are flashing after you put a battery on the charger, it is reading a problem with the battery and will not charge it. It could be a bad cell, a problem with the circuit board, etc. but as long as it reads the problem it will not charge the battery.

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